Billionaires Don't Make Good Presidents

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Billionaires Don’t Make Good Presidents

The Rectable #16

In this episode the crew (Cory, Lisa, Angela, Destin, Rene, and Dave) cover news from the past month including stories on the Harold Shultz and Donald Trump.

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Links for this month’s news articles

https://lawandcrime.com/opinion/new-york-convicted-a-white-supremacist-as-a-terrorist-for-the-first-time-and-its-exactly-what-2019-needs/?fbclid=IwAR2jrimvVK-cNbZoTQG4IpKVRvXbDV9UUvovXU405iLodumm9hjxH2J10i0

Howard Shultz sparked a conversation online about why billionaires don’t make good presidents

https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-howard-schultz-independent-president-20190204-story.html

https://seattlereviewofbooks.com/notes/2019/02/01/the-flat-white-goes-sour-watching-howard-schultz-make-the-case-for-his-own-presidency/?fbclid=IwAR1nthb-w7xDsqdNFyy1ip_gKfCULJ8S6WsBfw4fQDONlE_W26bhR9sAyb8

The US government shutdown ended but there are still people suffering because of it

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/01/29/lowest-paid-shutdown-workers-arent-getting-back-pay/?fbclid=IwAR2XQYW_gxa4nw1rUE7mf2sN6AANhY7V91J-juk9SKzPuA-1Qjw4aO_c4YA&noredirect=on&utm_term=.bffccc41e569

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/2/13/18223471/back-pay-federal-contractors-shutdown

February is Black History Month

https://www.out.com/news-opinion/2019/2/01/black-history-month-includes-black-queer-history-too?fbclid=IwAR2YRCmZXVB80PbeAq6gUAgTZNJBHGbV4bXOJ9IaR7-kTMV1gYd5sKH1-78

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month

Polar Vortex

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/1/30/18203661/polar-vortex-2019-photos-midwest

https://www.wusa9.com/mobile/article/news/nation-world/meet-the-chicago-woman-who-rented-hotel-rooms-for-the-homeless-during-deep-freeze/285-06f8f21a-e4b0-463a-904b-f3b74f440234

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-polar-vortex-1.4998820

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/science-says-get-used-to-polar-vortex-outbreaks_us_5c4fd668e4b00906b26c9451

Measles outbreak in the US

https://www.thedailybeast.com/parents-are-at-war-over-measles-outbreak

https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/26/health/washington-state-measles-state-of-emergency/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F3qF87S6APF&rm=1

Supreme court decision on abortion restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks strict Louisiana abortion clinic law
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/us-supreme-court-abortion-louisiana-1.5010997

https://openargs.com/oa251-5-abortion-special-more-on-june-medical-services-v-gee/

Mars Rover is considered lost after not answering NASA’s call

https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/opportunity-did-not-answer-nasas-final-call-and-its-now-gone-to-us/

Trump To Announce He Will Spend $8 Billion On Wall, Declare National Emergency
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-sign-border-deal-emergency-wall_n_5c66d6b4e4b05c889d1ea86f


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